Reblogging my Mothers Day essay here at the old address (posted yesterday at Everyday Apocalypse).
Originally posted on Everyday Apocalypse:
Although Mary seems to have entertained a failed christology, it remains to her eternal credit that she did not bring forth a failed Christ.
Like every normal mother, Mary naturally would have cherished her own beliefs and secret hopes about the destiny of her son. Before there were apostles and gospels and councils there was most certainly a mother’s own very early and private interpretation of the Incarnation.